Period
to 27 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for LAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LAN over the 6 months to 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Local Area Network (LAN)
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 111 106
Rank change year-on-year -11 -5 -15
Contract jobs citing LAN 24 24 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.94% 1.13% 1.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.84% 9.13% 12.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 28
Leeds median daily rate £406 £369 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.17% +5.36% +7.69%
10th Percentile £226 £267 £278
90th Percentile £688 £533 £558
West Yorkshire median daily rate £406 £388 £325
% change year-on-year +4.84% +19.23% +27.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Leeds median hourly rate £11.50 - £21.50
10th Percentile £10.75 - £20.75
90th Percentile £12.25 - £22.25
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.25 £11.25 £21.25
% change year-on-year +26.67% -47.06% +79.25%

LAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 244 263 366
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 9.59% 12.36% 12.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 153 247
Leeds median daily rate £469 £420 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.61% - +13.51%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £291
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £443 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +5.36% +5.00% +12.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 14
Leeds median hourly rate £33.75 £26.63 £10.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.72% +151.25% -61.45%
10th Percentile £15.03 £19.60 £10.20
90th Percentile £48.00 £36.39 £20.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.83 £19.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year -21.97% +58.33% -58.06%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing LAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Leeds

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing LAN in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for LAN in Leeds

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Leeds over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LAN in Leeds

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAN in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for LAN.

1 23 (95.83%) WAN
2 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
3 9 (37.50%) Cisco
3 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (33.33%) Network Design
4 8 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (29.17%) VPN
5 7 (29.17%) MPLS
6 6 (25.00%) CCNP
6 6 (25.00%) Juniper
6 6 (25.00%) Wireless
7 5 (20.83%) CCDE
7 5 (20.83%) NHS
7 5 (20.83%) Finance
7 5 (20.83%) Network Virtualisation
8 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
8 4 (16.67%) Project Management
8 4 (16.67%) Linux
8 4 (16.67%) ITIL
8 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
8 4 (16.67%) Windows
8 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
9 3 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
9 3 (12.50%) Skype for Business
9 3 (12.50%) Budget Control
9 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
9 3 (12.50%) CCNA
9 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
9 3 (12.50%) Skype

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.50%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (95.83%) WAN
2 7 (29.17%) MPLS
2 7 (29.17%) VPN
3 6 (25.00%) Wireless
4 3 (12.50%) Skype
5 2 (8.33%) BGP
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (8.33%) Firewall
5 2 (8.33%) NAS
5 2 (8.33%) Network Security
5 2 (8.33%) OSPF
5 2 (8.33%) SAN
5 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (8.33%) VoIP
5 2 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (4.17%) DNS
6 1 (4.17%) FTP
6 1 (4.17%) SSH
6 1 (4.17%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) MySQL
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Legal
2 2 (8.33%) Retail
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Project Manager
2 5 (20.83%) Architect
3 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Architect
3 4 (16.67%) Network Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Network Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (4.17%) LAN Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Rollout Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior LAN/WAN Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Subject Matter Expert
6 1 (4.17%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) NHS
2 2 (8.33%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Linux
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
1 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (8.33%) AIX
2 2 (8.33%) Debian
2 2 (8.33%) HPUX
2 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Solaris
2 2 (8.33%) Unix
2 2 (8.33%) Windows 8
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Vista
2 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Network Design
2 5 (20.83%) Network Virtualisation
3 4 (16.67%) ITIL
3 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 4 (16.67%) Project Management
4 3 (12.50%) Budget Control
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (8.33%) Break/Fix
5 2 (8.33%) Change Management
5 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.33%) Deployment Automation
5 2 (8.33%) DevOps
5 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.17%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (4.17%) Coaching
6 1 (4.17%) Disk Encryption
6 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.17%) Service Design
6 1 (4.17%) Software Licensing
6 1 (4.17%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
1 2 (8.33%) Python
1 2 (8.33%) Ruby
1 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (25.00%) CCNP
3 5 (20.83%) CCDE
4 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 3 (12.50%) CCNA
5 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (4.17%) CCSA
6 1 (4.17%) CCSE
6 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) PCI DSS
1 2 (8.33%) PMO
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Ansible
1 2 (8.33%) Cobbler
1 2 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (8.33%) Puppet
2 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (4.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (4.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 9 (37.50%) Cisco
3 6 (25.00%) Juniper
4 2 (8.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (8.33%) Google
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle
4 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.17%) Arista
5 1 (4.17%) Capita
5 1 (4.17%) CommVault
5 1 (4.17%) F5
5 1 (4.17%) Fortinet
5 1 (4.17%) Mercator
5 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds
5 1 (4.17%) VMware